Oud Wood Oil

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Oud, roughly translating from Arabic as from wood is a fragrant, dark, resinous wood (agarwood). An oil that grows predominantly in South East Asia. Its origins are inauspicious but when the pale and healthy Aquilaria tree becomes infected with mould. It produces the dark, scented resin known as oud (sometimes named “liquid gold”). It is thought that fewer than 2% of Agarwood trees produce this resin making oud one of the most expensive fragrances in the world. What’s more, experts think true oud comes from only the oldest trees, making this rare phenomenon even rarer.


Benefits of Oud Wood

Calming Properties

OUD has a strong, mystical smell and is known for its spiritual and psychological benefits. It is essentially popular for its calming properties. Moreover, it is known to remove the negative and destructive energies that surround the human aura. This is why OUD Fragrance Oil is used for aromatherapy. It also increases mental functionality, boosts a feeling of harmony and content.


Psychoactive Properties

Agarwood is also known to be highly psychoactive. This makes it extremely useful for OUD to relieve stress and boost cognition. Moreover, it helps to reduce obsessive and impulsive behavior, resulting in harmonious relationships. Using OUD at your house can prove to be beneficial for the mental health of everyone living in the house.


Eliminate Negative Energies

OUD and OUD-based products are known to eliminate negative energies around the house. Moreover, it is believe that the smoke created through burning OUD carries prayers to the Creators. Burning OUD is especially famous among Muslims who strongly believe that Agarwood carries spiritual benefits.


Medicinal Properties

OUD is also known to carry spiritual benefits. It is known as a natural tonic and a remedy to cure epilepsy. Moreover, it is also known to have antimicrobial and aphrodisiac properties. It is also known to provide a cure for asthma and other lung-related diseases. Additionally, OUD is helpful in clearing disorders related to the nervous system. The scent of Agarwood can provide ease during illnesses like cancer, colic, diarrhea, nausea and breathing illnesses. It can also be used to treat tumors of the stomach and lungs.



Use of Oud Wood Oil

As you might expect from an oil this rich in history, the benefits of oud are many and varied. A staple in herbal medicines, herbal teas and incense, this intense oil is known to have a number of beneficial properties.

Thought to alleviate pain, oud is considered to have analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties which could be beneficial to sufferers of arthritis. When diluted with a carrier oil and massaged into the skin, it can help to eliminate toxins and reduce swelling.

Thanks to its microbial and antibacterial properties, it could also be good for fresh breath and clear skin.

Used for centuries, oud is considered by some to be a natural aphrodisiac. In fact, it’s even mentioned in religious texts that it could be good for increasing libido.

Thought to be effective in meditation for bringing about peace and tranquillity. Oud is also considered a natural sedative that could ease stress and even regulate sleep patterns.

IMPORTANT: All Brilliant Scents products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.